With Thanksgiving only TWO days away, some of you (me included!) might be still wondering what to make along side your turkey or ham. Growing up, we always, always, always had turkey and ham with sides of mashed potatoes, corn, sweet potato casserole, deviled eggs and yeast rolls. When I met my husband and attended his family’s Thanksgiving gatherings, there were different items every year. Always the turkey and pumpkin pie, but different side dishes. And believe it or not, I was 22 before I ever had green been casserole! I hadn’t even heard of it in West Virginia. And to tell you the truth, I don’t really care for it and it’s my husbands FAVORITE side dish. HA! One year I decided to gourmet it up and made the entire dish from scratch with no canned ingredients – not even those fried onion things. I loved it! It was full of butter and mushrooms and onions. Mmmmm! So good! Not the same to my husband.

So, this year I’m looking for some new ideas to take with my to in-law’s house, I checked one of my favorite sites that has tried and true recipes EVERY time. Pillsbury.


Pillsbury’s recipes are tested SEVERAL times before ever hitting your dinner table. They have chefs that come up with the recipes and try them out, then they make them for everyone in the test kitchen and then have panels of people trying them before they are published. So, you know that if you follow one of their recipes, it’s going to be good and turn out. Exactly what you need for a big Thanksgiving meal.

Pillsbury can help modernize classic Thanksgiving recipes without adding stress to the feast preparations, including classic twists to traditional side dish and dessert recipes using Pillsbury® crescent dinner rolls and pre-made pie crusts, such as Fresh Herb Crescent RollsSweet Potato Casserole Crescents and Salted Caramel Pecan Pie 

Fresh Herb Crescent Rolls

 Sweet Potato Casserole Crescents

Salted Caramel Pecan Pie

What are some of your favorite side dishes for Thanksgiving? Do they vary or do you have the same every year? I’d love your ideas! But, in the meantime, check out Pillsbury for some great ideas!

For more information on Pillsbury including products, holiday recipes and food ideas, please visit www.pillsbury.com, Facebook and Pinterest.



About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on Today.com, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.

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